Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

Early Brain, Neural Plasticity and Social Language

Early brain responses to words predict developmental outcomes in children with autism http://www.washington.edu/news/2013/05/29/early-brain-responses-to-words-predict-developmental-outcomes-in-children-with-autism/ The pattern of brain responses to words in 2-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder predicted the youngsters’ linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at ages 4 and 6, … Continue reading


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Gut and Diabetes

Gut metagenome in European women with normal, impaired and diabetic glucose control http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature12198.html Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a result of complex gene–environment interactions, and several risk factors have been identified, including age, family history, diet, sedentary lifestyle and obesity. … Continue reading

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Immune Mediated Alterations in Brain Development – Lecture New York

Antibodies, Behavior and Cognition: The ABCs of immune-mediated alterations in brain development http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6011856625/# Simons Foundation Lectures Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT) New York, NY About the Speaker                                  Betty Diamond, M.D., is Investigator and … Continue reading

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